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Univision
Feb 3, 2013 11:35pm EST
regreso a estudios. >>> calientan los motores del carnav carnaval de rÍo de janeiro. qui. >>> terminamos en un buen destino, brasil miles de personas asistieron a un colorido desfile cerca de la playa de rÍo de janeiro, antes del inicio del carnaval el 8 de febrero. los interpretes del grupo musical vestÍan los colores del desfile, la banda tocaba mientras se abrÍa paso por las calles. la fiesta rinde homenaje a la diosa del mar. >>> les deseamos una feliz semana, nos vemos aquÍ con mÁs informaciÓn, que descansen. >>> noticiero univisiÓn,
Univision
Feb 3, 2013 11:35pm PST
. >>> felicidades a baltimore, de regreso a estudios. >>> calientan los motores del carnav carnaval de rÍo de janeiro.
Univision
Feb 9, 2013 5:00am EST
confetti y a ritmo de samba, el voluminoso rey momo recibio las llaves de rio de janeiro y declaro oficialmente inaugurado el famoso carnaval de esa ciudad brasileqa.mas en noticiero univision fin de semana un honbre en cma despertó minutos antes de que fuera desconectado y asegura que dos personas vestidas de blanco oraron a los pies de su cama y le dijeron que no era la hora de su muerte. >> con paso firma atraviesa los rincones donde pudo pasar por última vez. >> el dolor del pecho se fue agudizando y tenía una taquicardia terrible . >> mario sufrio un infarto agudo al miocardio casi de inmediato cayó en un coma profundo. >> mi mami nos cogio a mi mami y a mi y me dijo que mi papi esta a punto de morir y no hay esperanza. >> una arteria se tapono y su pulmón colapso. >> el electrocardiograma muestra una cicatriz de un infarto que tuvo, y se da cuando se tapa una arteria importante del corazón. >> treinta dias después del coma mario empezó a escuchar , dependia de una máquina pñara respirar pero escuchaba a los médicos y a las personas. >> escuche que los médicos iban
Univision
Feb 12, 2013 6:30pm EST
este incluye banda de música y lo pasa en nueva orleáns se queda allá. >> no es río de janeiro pero se pasa bien. >> gracias y buenas noches.
KCSMMHZ
Feb 11, 2013 2:30pm PST
in rio de janeiro, but the you revellers give it their best shot. >> carnival revelers marching through cologne. this year's model, carnival is in your blood. dance groups from as far away as rio de janeiro are joining to liven up the festivities. of course, the news of the pope's resignation has already made the rounds in catholic cologne. >> he is an elderly man. we have to take that into account. >> i respect him. he looked a little beat up. other than that, he was ok. >> they are also pulling out all the stops. special costumes like these have been a trademark of the festivities here for over 90 years. it also features large boats, many with satirical messages for german politicians. -- it also features large floats. in dusseldorf, they have put one together for a recent plagiarism scandal. there is a good-natured float and festivity. >> pope benedict xvi has resigned. the pontiff says he no longer has the physical or mental strength to continue his duties. he made the announcement at the meeting of cardinals this morning. the news was a surprise even to the vatican. chancel
KRON
Feb 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
participate in the four day party based in rio de janeiro. today is day three. the highlight of the festival is the samba parade where schools compete against eachother in full costume. some of those schools will have as many as five- thousand people participating in the parade. the festival is a huge money maker for rio de janeiro. and city officials are expecting to generate roughly 665 million dollars for the local economy. >> it is in the middle of summer in brazil. that night, okay. it feels like winter with temperatures dropping into the 20s in some spots. with temperatures not too bad. still 50s through san francisco, oakland, san jose. it is going to be cooler. 30's in napa. we could get closer to the 20's. freezing temperatures for the north bay, the east bay, with mid 30's tonight. and for tomorrow some sunshine and temperatures expected to be a bit warmer 60s for the rest of the week. sunshine and not any rainfall. by that time thursday rose are round highs in the '70s. we are going to continue this trend at least four the next week. we have seen and not much rainfall. th
CW
Feb 10, 2013 9:00pm CST
swing in brazil -- about one-million people are partying in rio de janeiro during the carnival celebration. today is day three. one of the highlights is the samba parade. schools compete in full costume, with some of them having as many as five-thousand members in the parade. there are side shows as well. hundreds of street parties are all over the city. the festival is a huge financial boost for rio de janeiro. it's expected to generate some 665-million dollars. chicago-area native steals the show and the weekend box office... "identity thief" is this week's number one movie... it brought in more than $36 million on it's. debut it's here are some of the other box office winners.... [ other merv ] welcome back to the cleaning games. let's get a recap, merv. [ merv ] thanks, other merv. mr. clean magic eraser extra power was three times faster on permanent marker. elsewhere against dirt, it was a sweep with scuffed sports equipment... had it coming. grungy phones... oh! super dirty! and grimy car rims... wow! that really works! ...all taking losses. it looks like mr. clean has w
Univision
Feb 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
rugby estarÁn al programa olÍmpico en los juegos de 2016 en rÍo de janeiro. hasta aqui los deportes, buenas noches para todos. vamos a unos mensajes ..y al volver fanny gutierrez presentara las notas de la tragicomedia del dramaturgo mexicano antonio serrano: sexo, pudor y lÁgrimas llega a las tablas locales a partir de este jueves 14 de febrero... el teatro de la luna pone en escena una de las historias contemporáneas más irreverentes tanto en el teatro como en el cine... la dirección está a cargo de mario marcel take sot el elenco está compuesto por seis actores de diversos países latinoamericanos... take sot es una historia de amor, con el drama y la comedia que el mismo conlleva take sot take sot para mayor informacion sobre los horarios y como adquirir los boletos para esta obra visite nuestra pagina web noticoasdc.com y vaya al calendario de eventos... continuamos con pedro biaggi, adelante pedro, buenas noches... para finalizar esta edicion de noticias les recuerdo que si le gustaria asistir al concierto de arkangel, zion y lennox, rakim y ken y- y lobo - atencion- por
Univision
Feb 13, 2013 6:30am EST
rugby estarÁn al programa olÍmpico en los juegos de 2016 en rÍo de janeiro. vamos al futbol porque hoy se reanudaron las competencias internacionales. por la champions se jugadron dos partidos, el paris saint ggermain jugando de visita derroto 2-1 al valencia de espaÑa con anotaciones de ezequiel lavezzi, javier pastore y rami. en el otro partido, la juventus tambien de visita supero 3-0 a celtic glasgow de escocia. para maÑana se vienen dos partidos mas, shakhtar donetsk recibe al borussia dortmund y real madrid al manchester united el boxeador mexicano erick morales fue acusado por la agencia antidopaje de estados unidos por haber usado clembuterol en la pelea de octubre pasado. ante el norteamericano danny garcÍa, en donde cayÓ por nocaut en el cuarto round. la agencia seÑalÓ que se encontrÓ "evidencia suficiente de una violaciÓn de las reglas anti-doping". segÚn la usada morales podri Ía estar suspendido por dos aÑos. mientras tanto erik ' 'el terrible' morales, anunciÓ que no lo objetarÁ y dijo que se apresta a realizar al menos una pelea de despedida en mÉxico, dond
KRON
Feb 10, 2013 8:00pm PST
day party based in rio de janeiro. today is day three. the highlight of the festival is the samba parade where schools compete against eachother in full costume. some of those schools will have as many as five- thousand people participating in the parade. the festival is a huge money maker for rio de janeiro. and city officials are expecting to generate roughly 665 million dollars for the local economy. don't start gathering supplies and preparing for doomsday quite yet. but on friday an asteroid is going to come really close to earth. but as carl azuz explains nasa says there's nothing to worry about. asteroid 2012 da14 is about half the size of a football field, and it's headed right for us, or right near us, but before you start worrying about this. >> it's a meteor shower. >> reporter: know that nasa says this: >> the close approach of this object 2012 da14 on february 15th in nothing to worry about. its orbit is very well known, we know exactly where it's going to go, and it cannot heat the earth. >> reporter: with concerns about the end of the world put to rest, lets check o
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
de janeiro is said to have a bit of a german touch. it turns out that one of their leading some schools has chosen german culture as the theme for their performance. >> if you have ever seen these schools perform, you know that it is an elaborate and expensive production with only one school taking home the top prize. >> a chocolate themed carnival made of cloth. 80 colossal pieces of black forest cake. one of rio's most successful summer schools is making this year's carnival a very german affair. the slices of cake are almost ready, but they are still missing the cherry on top. that will get added just before the parade. >> we will put something read over our heads. >> you cannot take this all that seriously. this is all about having fun. >> we are transforming ourselves in a truly delicious way. >> magical germany -- that is the motto in 2013 and when they are confident will help them defend the championship. it is german culture all the way from its and fairy tales to dwarves and valkyries. preparations began right after last year's carnival. the price tag -- some 4.5 millio
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 10:00pm PST
style and roman wrestling will be included in the 2016 games in rio de janeiro but they will be excluted from the 2020 games. the decision was made by a secret ballot. there's a chance it could come back toth games when the committee considers a 26th sport to add toth olympics in a few months. >>> it's officially ioc are a bunch of idiots. his name is banana joe and tonight he makes his kpix debut. when sanity to the curious the inquisitive the seekers of knowledge to the ones who just want to know about life about the universe about yourself to the rebels, the artists, the free thinkers and the innovators dare to think for yourself to look for yourself to make up your own mind because the one thing that's true is what's true... for you! . >>> the last time jermy lyn was tat coliseum, the warriors gave him his walking papers. tonight he came back this time as a houston rockets. start the clock. 14 points and 10 assists that burned his old mate. he is so big time. out toth first quarter lead but the rockets too much in the second half. chandler parsons falls down, makes the layup
KCSMMHZ
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
will develop technology for building a facility called the logistic hub off the coast of rio de janeiro. that's where the brazilian government's $100 billion oil development project is under way. this oil field is located some 2,000 meters under the sea and several hundred kilometers offshore. they're hoping to build a rig the size of three soccer fields combined. it would be equipped with living quarters for 200 workers and big storage facilities for equipment. the development of seabed resources is in progress around the world on the back of strong economic growth in emerging countries. already companies in south korea, china, and other countries are participating in overseas offshore oil development projects. this is the first joint effort by japanese companies to win a contract for such a project. >>> shocking reports have emerged about the voyage of a group of asylum seekers whose boat was rescued off slri lanka. we have more details from bangkok. >> almost 100 people died during the two month ordeal from starvation and dehydration. survivors said there were muslims from near the border be
LINKTV
Feb 10, 2013 5:30am PST
take part in the festival over the next two months. two million people filling the streets of rio de janeiro for the start of the annual carnival. celebrations are going to be held across the country but not everyone can afford to join in on the party. >> the symbolic leader of the carnival celebrations holds up the key to the city. the key to the city. the
WHUT
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
start for one of the biggest parties on earth. dancers have begun arriving in rio de janeiro, this group that come from france, spain, italy america and britain will be representing a sam bayh school who want to show anyone no matter where they are from can learn the dance. come carnival time they will be performing in front of millions of people at rio's sum bayh drone. >> a reminder of our top story here on gmt. wide-ranging football match-fixing has uncovered more than 380 suspicious matches both in europe and other parts of the world. that was our top story. do stay with us here on "bbc world news." there's plenty more to come. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you operate in, working to nurture new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored we offer expertise and tailore
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> thousands flocked to rio de janeiro for carnivale. some of dancers and costumes were named for the festal. there the floats over 100-feet high. it took an hour to march the full parade route. >>> an italian cruise or carnivale tradition has a sweet finish with the battle of the oranges. the friendly fight pits village dwellers against cart riders. you wouldn't want to participate in this, bill? >> no. >> over 500 tons of oranges are brought out for this event meaning no participant is spared from a pulpy finish. >>> in china, a folk tradition honored the festival. molten iron heated to 1,000 degrees is thrown on to the cold bricks at the city gate creating this beautiful spark and burst of light. absolutely gorgeous. the dazzling display of these iron flashes seen by thousands is a 500-year-old ritual that ushered in the lunar new year. i feel sorry for that guy, though, right in the middle of it. >> i don't know how he does. the year of the snake. >> it is -- happy year of the snake. >> that's right. >> to you. >> not sure how i feel that. >>> it is time for a look at some of the stories
KCSMMHZ
Feb 12, 2013 2:30pm PST
, the world's biggest party, apparently, is under way in rio de janeiro. revelers from around the globe are there to celebrate carnival. >> every year, a massive parade runs the city with while customs and dance, and when it comes to conable, no dance is more important, of course, than the sum up. >> they are the best samba dancers in brazil, and this is where they come to do battle every year. television soaps it seemed -- are the theme. the floats are adorned with characters from the most popular shows of recent years. >> it was a great feeling, a really great feeling. god willing, we will win. >> competition is tough. 12 top schools are competing to be named the best. the dancers practice for years for their moment in front of 80,000 spectators. but even though the carnival season is drawing to a close, the competition is not quite over yet. a jury will pick the six best schools who will dance in the victory parade at the weekend. >> a russian cargo rocket has docked at the international space station in record time. new digital steering technology enabled the unpiling craft to
WHUT
Feb 19, 2013 7:30am EST
called the logistic hub off the coast of rio de janeiro. that's where the brazilian government's $100 billion oil development project is under way. this oil field is located some 2,000 meters under the sea and several hundred kilometers offshore. they're hoping to build a rig the size of three soccer fields combined. it would be equipped with living quarters for 200 workers and big storage facilities for equipment. the development of seabed resources is in progress around the world on the back of strong economic growth in emerging countries. already companies in south korea, china, and other countries are participating in overseas offshore oil development projects. this is the first joint effort by japanese companies to win a contract for such a project. >>> fewer visitors came to japan from overseas in january. the japan national tourism organization estimates that about 670,000 tourists and business people visited japan last month. that's down 2.4% from a year earlier. the first year on year decline since february 2012. officials say the number dropped because this year's lunar new
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 7:00pm EST
from rio de janeiro's raucous carnival, but not necessarily from a mormon born and raised in salem, oregon. this woman and her friends ably glitter and baby oil before they climb on a three-story float depicting noah's ark. >> we'll be climbing up the ladder in our platform heels and our tiny costumes, climbing up to line noah's ark, and this is my headdress. >> they'll have to dance samba to a pounding beat for two or three hours. i asked mandy and her friends what their biggest concern is. >> falling off, actually. >> it's high. >> before the parade, we visited mandy at a gym where she took samba lessons for eight months, learning to dance in platforms and swing her hips like a pro. mandy's husband, an american businessman, was transferred to rio less than a year ago, and she soon discovered the classes. when her teacher said she was good enough to participate in carnival, she signed up. then she got a look at the costume. >> my parents are going to kill me. >> 1 million tourists and to town, and the big attraction is the parade. this is the moment that mandy has been waiting for
CW
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm CST
games in rio de janeiro and may not be gone forever. wrestling now goes into a pool of sports, including karate and squash, vying for the open spot. a final decision will be made in september. still to come this midday. tom zine to protect athletes from concussion related injuries. they need to practice tackling to learn. she says there's room for compromise. >> one of the things i'm doing later this month as having a public hearing i can hear the opposing side because i want to ultimately craft a bill that is a compromise that protect our youth but allows some of the fun and athleticism of the game. >> skilling has your full forecast! it is quite interesting. pretty legitimate. it is kind of surprising. it's not come upon us. we're moving in on the growing season. and several months will have farmers out in the field. we have some major dry weather problems. and is too early to announce an end. it will be nice to get a little extra moisture. and we had hoped these clouds and light park. we will break them up tonight. i'm afraid the afternoon looks pretty cloudy. that could pu
CBS
Feb 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
break from the stresses of daily life, the rio de janeiro carnival got under way with floats and musics and samba dancing. as many as two million people join the annual party which reaches its peak on tuesday. still ahead, a volunteer repair crew from haiti helping out a long ways from home. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! and it feels like your lifeate revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief, and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious
CNN
Feb 12, 2013 9:00am PST
. >>> in rio de janeiro a mormon woman from oregon found herself in the spotlight after this year's carnival. shasta darlington's got the unusual story. >> reporter: tiny, jeweled bikinis and gyrating hits what you expect from rio de janeiro's raucous carnival but not from a mormon born and raised in oregon. she and her friends apply glitter and baby oil before they climb on the three-story float depicting noah's ark. >> our platform heels and tiny costumes. climbing up to line up along the top of noah's ark and this is my head dress. >> reporter: on top they'll have to dance some but to a pounding beat for two or three hours. i asked what their biggest concern is. >> falling off actually. >> it's quite high. >> reporter: before the parade revisited mandy at a gym where she took samba lessons for eight months, learning to dance in platforms and swing her hips like a pro. mandy's husband, an american businessman transferred to rio less then a year ago and she soon discovered the classes. first she was more interested in the workout involved. but that changed. >> taking samba lessons
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 1:00am PST
americans go overseas. doing business in rio de janeiro and berlin and paris and not know who david and goliath were. it's embarrassing. >> bill: it is. certainly the scriptures both old and new testament have been played down in this country. all right. we're going to be looking for it. the bible, thanks for coming on. >> thank you. >> bill: come back from l.a. it will be miller time. dennis miller critiques the peta ad that was banned from oscars. miller is next. >> bill: thanks for staying with us, i'm bill o'reilly in the miller time segment tonight. let's get to the sage of southern california who joins us from santa barbara which is is 90 miles north of where we are in los angeles. so, miller, some thoughts on the academy awards. >> well, you know, first off, billy, i have to say nice interview with roma and mark, two of the nicest people in hollywood. very gracious hosts. i have to correct you. you are misusing the word allegorical. since the current tv sale to al jazeera allegorical means completely full of crap for money. there you go. >> bill: allegorical it's not al gorei
FOX News
Feb 14, 2013 1:00am PST
spider mardi gras in rio de janeiro. they look like he they're dancing. >> not throwing any beads though. >> some idiots pythons they bread and killing all the wildlife. they had a big python kill dill deal. >> they weren't supposed to kill them. people going out and basically they were trying to gather all these pythons. >> bill: gather? water conservation areas. not so much running around in the cities hunting pythons. >> how many did they get? >> 50 of them. they found a bunch of skins so -- thrilled. >> good for florida tourism. >> they are getting them at least. >> bill: come on down. >> look, they are getting them. >> bill: we have the pythons under control. could be a new slogan for the sunshine state. juliet huddy everybody doesn't like spiders. factor tip of the day "killing lincoln" movie. tip 60 seconds away. >> time for tip of the day. take a look at this. a giant billboard in new york times square trumpeting the arrival of "killing lincoln" the movie. 8 eastern time as beckel told you on the national geographic channel. and a special showing of "killing lincoln. billy campbe
NBC
Feb 27, 2013 2:05am PST
we were out in los angeles and the phone rings, and it's kim, and she'd just gotten back from rio de janeiro the day before. she's four months pregnant with her little girl now, i think, and i said where is kim? she's at the airport. where did she go now? she just got home. nigeria. that's what she does, though. by their own admission, they're not actresses, they're not singers. that's what she gets paid to do. >> i'm not judging, but you do wonder when is it enough? like, when do you have enough bank? why do you have to keep getting the next paycheck when you clearly are doing very well. i know it's for a moment in time and you feel like you got to strike while the iron is hot. >> i think that's what it is. >> i feel sort of like how many houses do you need? how much do you need? that's my question. >> everybody has a different answer to that question, don't they, hoda woman? all you need is for somebody to return your wallet, and you're a happy person. >> can i tell you something -- >> as little as there is in that wallet or as much as there is, it doesn't matter to you. it's the simple things
NBC
Feb 13, 2013 2:05am PST
biloxi, mississippi, and around the world in different places. in rio de janeiro and belgium. >> and also today in santa monica. >> yeah. you guys, we're noticing some very, very cool signs out in the audience. there's a sign right there in the back where two happy faces peeking right through. we are looking for your sign as we do our chat. we're talking and listening and looking for your sign. we're going to pick our favorite sign, and then you're going to get a present, and we don't know what it is because we didn't bring any gifts with us. but it will be something on the table. you can have. there is something -- there's a mardi gras tradition called the king cake. you guys know about that this? >> hoda didn't know about it. >> i did know. >> all those years in -- come on. all those years in new orleans. >> there's a baby in the king cake, and whoever gets the baby has to buy the next king cake. >> baby jesus. she didn't understand that. >> i don't like tearing it up. i'll hold it. you tear it up. here i go. get involved. whoever gets the baby has to buy the next king cake. be gen
KRON
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
the world number one rio de janeiro, a number to sydney australia and no. 3 barcelona spain. san francisco is the only one that made the list from the united states. disney world, disneyland we all know that is the happiest place. >> we are raytheon's ever breaking news stories we are following. will tran is now on the scene in vallejo. an overnight home invasion, three people shot. the suspect still on the loose. we have a live report coming up. following the latest developments in southern california, a live look right now. a former police officer out for revenge. shooting three officers as morning, killing one. another police officer's daughter and her fiancee over the weekend. the manhunt continues and lost angeles. also watching weather, rain already moving into the bay area. erica will penpoint the rain timing and george following your thursday morning timing and george following mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian
Current
Feb 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
they hope that the favelas of rio de janeiro will one day be a source of pride for the entire country. >> jennifer: i'm jennifer granholm. tonight in the "war room," some say the president is too liberal, some say he didn't liberal enough. they can't both be right. or maybe he is playing it just right. [♪ theme music ♪] >> jennifer: well, i'm jennifer granholm. this is "the war room." immigration reform is obviously a top priority of president obama's second term, and it's also high on the agenda of this country's labor movement. but it hasn't always been that way. in 1924 president calvin coolidge who was backed by the american federation of labor signed the johnson act and that established immigration quotas limit the number of immigrants who could come to america. back then the afl also aligned it's a with quasi fascist groups like the american defense society which deemed many immigrants genetically inferior. and the hart seller act discontinued quotas based on national origin. they feared competition from new immigrants who were willing to work for lower wages. so why
ABC
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am EST
school shootings. kids actually took part. >>> finally, people in the streets of rio de janeiro. one of the biggest parties in brazil. lots of costumes, dancing, just your typical day at carnival. >> time now for the weather and over to ginger zee in boston. ginger. >> good morning to you, ron. let's get a check of that big storm out in the west, and on the northern side you have the blizzard warnings. on the southern side the severe weather potential from east texas all the way through alabama, louisiana, arkansas, you're in there, and you have a shot of really heavy rain up to places, and there are already flood watches and warnings for eight states. i'll leave you with a look across the nation going from the whole coast, the west coast behind. los angeles on the cold side west to east and then the big picture. let's now get a check a little closer to home. >> this weather report brought to you by discover card, and, bianna, i cannot wait to see this mt. washington climb. >> i know, i just wish you were here to hold my hand through it. >> yeah, you've got some explaining to do for doi
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
for tomorrow's mardi gras, they are going about it in their own unique way in rio de janeiro. fireworks were the signal to start of last night's samba parade. that was the signal to start all sorts of old-fashion rump-shaking. >> that's your favorite type of shaking. >> ain't that the truth? >> elaborate floats are a competition. a jury judges the dancing, music and just about everything else from the performances. the winner of the two-day competition is announced tomorrow on fat tuesday. >> which is the end of carnival season. carnival season, mardi gras, fat tuesday is the last day of the season. just that tuesday which is the last day of carnival season. >> that's it? that's the only time that it's carnival? >> mardi gras is the last day of the whole season. >> i have been drinking. he brought some good new orleans stuff. i was kicking it back. >> they don't pour them light down there in the big easy. everyone have a good carnival. >> have you been there for carnival? >> 11 in new orleans. but never in rio. never to the one in brazil. i know that's a whole different level. have you
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 9:00am PST
tough assignment, somebody has to do it. >> reporter: this is rio de janeiro, the main carnival parade route. you can see they are marching behind me. this is where rio's people come to compete for the top prize. they have dancers who often wear little more than sequins and feathers. there are different themes. you will have one for example celebrating south korea's culture, another celebrating one of brazil's premiere poets. a mixed bag, beautiful costumes, and at the same time across town you get the block parties, 500 of them over five days. hundreds of thousands of people turn out in part, because they are free. the beer flows, the music plays, people dance 24 hrs around the clock. now, back here, this is a nighttime event, you can see the groups head out here, down into the dome, there are 72,000 people watching, as they march by. and millions more found in on the television. now, this won't end until wednesday midday, when people head back into the office and until then, rio de janeiro will party. >> i have done carnivale, it is that much fun. >>> nigeria nabbed a big win in the
NBC
Feb 9, 2013 6:00am EST
the south american city of rio de janeiro. the celebration of carnival began yesterday after a day of street parties, samba schools from across the cities strutted their stuff with dance moves and floats that took months to build. the festivities run for three days until fat tuesday. >> in parts of asia, more than 1.5 billion people are getting ready for the lunar knew year. tomorrow marks the beginning of the year of the snake. markets are busy with people buying up food and putting up decorations. it's observed by many as a three-day public holiday. people will celebrate the lunar new year here in our area too. fair oaks mall holds its tenth annual celebration this afternoon from 1:00 to 6:00. our lady of vietnam is holding a mass with cardinal donald wuerl tonight at 6:00. >> i went to the one last year at fair oaks mall. it is quite the spectator sport. they bring out so many different people in groups from the area. they actually do martial arts. very great for the kids. >>> it's 6:25 right now. the relationship students are developing with cops in classrooms in charles county
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